Armed with a Master of Education degree, a background in the United States Army, and impeccable style, it might surprise you when Mike hits the stage and delivers non-stop laughter. He's seriously funny.
Considered "one of the brightest young minds in comedy," Mike Goodwin has a heart to bring strength and healing through joy. That's why he's dedicated his comedic gift and wit to a style and delivery that is as clean as his bowtie.
A Camden, South Carolina native, Mike is the oldest of three children. Mike entered the United States Army after graduating from Camden High School in 1993. After four years of service, Mike exited active duty to enroll at Lander University in Greenwood, SC. At Lander, Mike was very involved on campus, and the seeds of comedy were planted. Mike hosted a myriad of events, and he served as a student ambassador for the University. Mike was also initiated into the Gamma Nu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi and he is a charter member of the Omicron Nu Chapter.
Mike graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 2001 and the University of South Carolina with a Master of Education in 2003. He worked in primary and secondary education before taking the full-time comedy leap of faith. Mike also served in the US Army Reserves as a commissioned officer.
Mike incorporates his life experience into his roles as a comedian, actor, writer and motivational speaker. Mike and his beautiful wife Rozalynn, and their daughter and son live in Columbia, South Carolina, where he serves in ministry at Right Direction Church International.
Good, guilt-free laughs are guaranteed. Mike’s engaging and hilarious discussions about everyday life will have you laughing about his wit and repeating his adages long after his performance. New, different, and reinvigorating, Comedian Mike Goodwin is refreshingly funny.
"Mike arrived on time (actually really early) and he was fantastic! We hosted an annual meeting for our credit union and the feedback was positive from our members, staff and board of directors. We would definitely hire him again."
- Executive and Marketing Assistant, Annual Meeting in Statesboro, GA
"Mike was wonderful! We enjoyed having him entertain during our service awards banquet. He sat through the awards presentation prior to his performance and was able to customize his performance to relate to our employees. He kept everyone engaged. He was hilarious!"
- Human Resources Administrator, Annual Company Banquet in Concord, NC
"Mike Goodwin is just wonderful. We loved him! If you are looking for someone who can relate to southern peculiarities, he is definitely your guy. Prompt, courteous and professional, we could not have asked for a better entertainer. Thanks for sending him our way!"
- Director, Farm-City Week Banquet in Wadesboro, NC
"Mike was the perfect performer for this event. My family and friends loved him. He really had all of our stomachs and cheeks hurting for laughing so hard! He was very prompt and had an awesome appearance. His jokes were clean fun jokes for any audience! Loved him!!!"
- Retiree, Retirement Celebration in Fort Bragg, NC
"Mike was awesome! We appreciate his professionalism and flexibility. He interacted with the audience and kept them engaged."
- Public Communications Specialist, Faculty Appreciation Banquet in Durham, NC
"Oh My Gosh, Mike was perfect. It was a wonderful evening."
- Executive Director, Fundraising Gala in Tishomingo, OK
"Mike was amazing! We all loved him. He was prompt, professional, courteous and the employees loved his performance. They have asked to have him back next year! I believe our Cultural Center is planning to contact you about adding him to their comedy show schedule. He is great! Thank you so much for sending him our way."
- Human Resources Director, Employee Holiday Luncheon in Holly Springs, NC